Nov. 7, 2008
Senior Alejandro Bedoya scored twice in the second half to lift Boston College to a 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference victory over Virginia Tech in the regular-season finale for both teams before 1,023 fans in Blacksburg, Va.
Boston College's victory, coupled with Duke's loss to NC State and Virginia's loss to Wake Forest, vaults the Eagles to a tie for third-place with Virginia in the final conference standings. BC owns the head-to-head advantage over the Cavaliers and will earn the league's No. 3 seed heading into conference play next Wednesday (Nov. 12).
Bedoya attempted a season-high 11 shots, including eights shots on Virginia Tech goalkeeper Thomas St. Germain.
Boston College (9-6-2, 5-3-0 ACC) got its first goal in the 75th minute as Bedoya tied the score at 1-1 at 74:42.
The Weston, Fla., native netted the game-winning goal just less than 10 minutes later - at 84:40 - to lift BC to the victory.
The goals represented Bedoya's fifth and sixth of his 12-game season.
The visiting Eagles enjoyed advantages of 19-4 in shots and 10-3 in corner kicks.
St. Germain made nine saves in the losing effort. The Hokies registered two team saves.
BC senior goalkeeper Chris Brown recorded two saves in his eighth win of the season.
Virginia Tech's Scott Dillie gave the host Hokies a 1-0 advantage at 61:00.